Process/Departmental Overview

Horstman has an integrated team of dedicated engineers, program managers, commercial support, manufacturing engineers, production management and a highly skilled manufacturing workforce.


Sales & Admin Employees    


Design & Development  Employees  


Manufacture & Quality Employees 


Accounts Employees


Other Support





Customer Focus

Programme Management

Horstman has considerable experience of managing complex programmes.  Using Horstman’s wide range of technical skills & experience, the project management team designs and creates robust and scalable project plans from a mix of available software.  These are then executed via a dedicated Project Manager with a high focus on regular & detailed communication with the customer.

Logistic Support

Horstman has over 25 years experience in producing ILS Documentation to various standards with the ILS objective being to reduce support costs whilst maintaining a high degree of reliability

Design and Manufacture of Special Tools and Test Equipment (STTE)


- Preparation of Comprehensive Repair and Overhaul Manuals

- Delivery of Customer Training Courses

- In-Service Customer Support

- Repair and Refurbishment of In-Service Equipment

- Supply of spares for an equipment’s design life

- Post Design Services 

- Obsolescence Management

Are all key features of our whole life Integrated Logistic Support capability

Latest News

M109A7 enters service with Horstman suspension

Military personnel and defence contractors celebrated delivery of the first M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer to the Army during a ceremony on April 9. "The M109A7 stands at the vanguard of a series of ground combat modernization upgrades, which will significantly enhance the Army's combat fleet for decades to come," said Heidi Shyu, the assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology. Horstman Inc based in Sterling Heights Michigan designed, developed and manufactured the hydraulic high performance rotary damper system which provides the vehicle with an exceptional cross country mobility as well as chassis stability during firing.

IDEF Exhibition Turkey 5 - 8 May 2015

Come along and say hello! We are in Salon 2, UK Pavilion stand 216/D. We are showing the Timoney designed 9 ton independent axle system manufactured in conjunction with Texelis complete with our Horstman advanced next generation suspension system. Horstman’s suspensions are standard fit on the Tulpar IFV and the Pars 6x6 Armoured Combat Vehicle, as well as the British Army TERRIER Engineer Vehicle, Korean K9/K10 family of tracked vehicles, US Paladin PIM program and the German Army Puma IFV. Horstman can offer new and innovative suspension systems as well as upgrades for tracked and wheeled armored fighting vehicles

Horstman selected for Upgraded Spearfish

Horstman is proud to announce that we have been selected to design and manufacture the modified fuel tank of the upgraded version of BAE Systems Spearfish.